In the last several years, Walter Brueggemann's writings have directly addressed the situation of Christian communities in today's globalized context, with its...
Many of us would like to study the Bible, but don't know how to begin. A Beginner's Guide to Studying the Bible offers help in getting started with a book...
In Exploring the Bible, preseminarians and other students about to begin training in ministry join scholars Eric D. Barreto and Michael J. Chan on a journey through Scripture. More than simply a practical guide to reading the Bible, this book will help readers claim their unique interpretive perspective. Barreto and Chan invite us to bring our full, authentic selves to a text that will affirm and challenge us, confirm and transform us, delight and concern us. There, God speaks, and we can hear God’s word in a new way.
Watch Luke Timothy Johnson discuss his new book, Writings of the New Testament: Third Edition Find more videos like this on Fortress Forum Luke...
Written with special attention to Early Church, Reformation, and present day traditions, this is a new comprehensive study of Christian liturgy that sorts...
"Historical biblical criticism is bankrupt." That startling affirmation began The Bible in Human Transformation when it first appeared in 1975. Wink asserts...
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In Matthew's Gospel, the Sermon on the Mount inaugurates Jesus' public ministry, and the first word out of Jesus' mouth is "blessed." He repeats this...
Renowned biblical scholar John J. Collins asks tough questions about the relationship between the portrayals of violence in the Bible and how they have been...
Why did Christianity begin, and why did it take the shape it did? To answer this question - which any historian must face - renowned New Testament scholar...
Since its first appearance in 1980, Documents for the Study of the Gospels has been a highly regarded sourcebook for the study of the historical environment and the religious, philosophical, and literary texts comparable to aspects of the Gospels. In this third edition, David R. Cartlidge has added new discoveries...
Wright carefully explores the whole context of Paul's thought and activity—Jewish, Greek and Roman, cultural, philosophical, religious, and imperial-and shows how the apostle's worldview and theology enabled him to engage with the many-sided complexities of first-century life that his churches were facing.
The letters of the Apostle Paul changed the world like no others before or since, and they continue to strike us afresh with their panoramic vision of human history and destiny.
What does it mean to be saved, and how can we make sense of the Christian claim that Christ died for our sins? That is the work of soteriology, the classic...
How did Jesus, a much-loved and highly respected Jewish teacher, get sentenced to death as a criminal? The questions of students and scholars about the actual...
In this highly anticipated volume, N. T. Wright focuses directly on the historical Jesus: Who was he? What did he say? And what did he mean by it? Wright...
This first volume in the series Christian Origins and the Question of God provides a historical, theological, and literary study of first-century Judaism and...
Dr. Brueggemann describes the human cries of anguish and the exultations of praise expressed in the Psalms.
Weems's pioneering study explores the puzzling ways in which the Hebrew prophets' portrayals of divine love, compassion, and conventional commitment often...
John Drane's survey textbook provides an engaging general introduction to the persons, events, and cultural context of the Old Testament. Arranged historically,...
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